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Torrisdale Castle

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went for a week and absolutely loved it! Fitted all our needs great walks in the forrest and close to a beach to take the dog a walk. Nice wood burning stove in the property which was nice and is only 10 minutes drive to campbeltown.

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Finlay, and glad you enjoyed your week! Look forward to welcoming you again - I will make sure the three trees keep growing!! Niall

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We stayed in the Servants Quarters and luxuriated for 4 days in this stunning Castle apartment. Everything has been considered, from the wonderfully cosy Biomass heating system to the kitchen utensils. The apartment is very highly spec'd and the renovation work is beautifully finished, it's a truly 5* getaway. There's lots to do locally, but blessed with sunshine we spent...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review guys, and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. You certainly managed to find the best few days squeezed in between the winter February rain! See you next time, Niall and Emma.

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We go to different parts of Scotland each Christmas and this year I thought it would be perfect to spend it in a castle. We stayed in the servants quarters and thought it was beautiful! The apartment was lovely and so spacious. There was six of us for the first three days and then just the three of us for...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Donna and we are glad you enjoyed your stay! The apartment has been a big hit since we refurbished it a couple of years ago. Plenty of extra blankets if required, and heating can be increased in colder spells!! Hope to see you again soon. Niall and Emma.

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed last weekend in the Servants Quarters at Torrisdale which are designed and spec'd far beyond a servants requirements! Niall & Emma were excellent hosts and gave us a tour of the newly installed hydro scheme and bio-mass boiler. There really is nothing to fault at Torrisdale. It is clearly a passion for Niall & Emma who work...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Gordon and we are glad you and your party enjoyed the weekend (despite the wet weather!). It was a pleasure to show you the hydro and the biomass boiler - I am afraid my boiler and hydro chat bores Emma to death so it would nice to bore someone else for a change! Cheers, and...

Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

A massive thank you to Niall & Emma McAllister-Hall for a Fantastic, relaxing break for the family. Great historic location and fantastic environment for the kids. Sauna & Hot tub proved to be a big hit. Had fun in the beach at the castle entrance. Will definitely be coming back.

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and we are glad you and the family enjoyed the sauna and hot tub!! See you again, Niall and Emma

Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Had a great time here in November with my fiancé staying in the Garden Cottage. Lighting the fire for the hot tub was great fun but a challenge for me as I have little experience heating wood fires but I learned a lot :) The owners were lovely and welcoming and the grounds of the castle including the cottage were...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay! Regarding provisions, once here Campbeltown is the best place as it has two small supermarkets and a variety of other shops (about 12 miles away - not 18!). Lochgilphead is the best place to stop when travelling southwards to the estate at the start of the holiday. Carradale...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We had a fantastic stay at South Lodge. I cant recommend a visit to Kintyre highly enough, such friendly people and amazing scenery. We will re visit and maybe sample another cottage on the estate. Niall and Emma were very welcoming and helpful. You wont find hustle and bustle on Kintyre, just genuine, real people with a great backdrop. 5...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Tom, and glad you enjoyed your break! Let us know if you want to book again, as we can knock 10% off the advertised price for returning customers! Cheers, Niall and Emma

Selby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2015

When we started planning our wedding a year ago we asked each other the usual question ... where shall we hold it? And both of us, at the same moment, said "Torrisdale, of course!"!! Having stayed in Garden Cottage for holidays over the past couple of years, we knew that there would be nowhere more perfect to hold our special...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much Chris for the great review. We are delighted you and your wedding guests enjoyed their time at Torrisdale - it was great to have you here, and despite the odd shower, it was a good day all round! See you again. Niall and Emma

Goole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2015

We had our wedding at Torrisdale at the end of August and we stayed in Garden Cottage for almost two weeks. Our wedding was great, Niall and Emma could not have done more for us, and the food was simply wonderful. Thank you for everything, we shall return next August. The area is simply beautiful, and if you like somewhere...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, and look forward to seeing you again next August! Have a few bits of wood for you to take away for turning! Cheers, Niall

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Even in slightly damp November weather this place was magical. Relaxed, cosy Gardener's cottage with its Milky way watching eco hot tub. Perfect. Booking was easy, good responsive communications, great online visitors pack detailing directions, local food and scenery, etc. The hosts popped in on our arrival with a few more tips and then left us to relax in this...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Hi Sam, thank you so much for the great review. Glad you enjoyed your time and saw the galaxy of delights on offer! Look forward to your next visit. Niall

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our superb range of self-catering properties on Kintyre's east coast provide accommodation for groups of between 2 and 10 people. The estate offers the perfect opportunity to experience the comforts of modern day living whilst relaxing within a stunning and stress-free environment. Breaks are available for a minimum of 3 nights throughout the year.We are also embracing green technology, and have installed a biomass boiler to serve several properties on the estate, and a small hydro scheme which will generate enough electricity for 90 houses. In addition, our innovative tree planting scheme allows you, as our guest, to plant a tree for every holiday taken. Within the ground floor of the castle is a beautifully furnished self-catering apartment and set within the peaceful wooded grounds are a further four superb cottages and houses.The Kintyre Way passes through the estate, which is an ideal base for those looking to complete the long distance walk in individual stretches, being almost halfway on the 87 mile route.Of special interest at Torrisdale is the organic tannery, specialising in natural coloured sheepskins and deer skins using an ancient tanning method to produce a superior skin. ... more   less 

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Address: Torrisdale | By Carradale, Kintyre, Carradale PA28 6QT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Carradale
Hotel Class:4 star — Torrisdale Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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